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February 11, 2009
County board reviews high-speed rail agreement
If high-speed rail ever travels from St. Paul to Chicago, it will travel through more than two dozen jurisdictions in Minnesota. The first step is to get them all on the same page. The Washington Board of Commissioners took a look at a Rail Joint Powers Agreement that is a step in...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Board explores what happens to offenders after release
A great deal is written when criminals are convicted, and when they are sent away to jail. But what happens when it is time for them to be released? That was the topic of a Washington Board of Commissioners workshop Feb. 3. The county's corrections department delivered a report on...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
Board votes to remove old bridge
Bridge 5600. The Rock Island Bridge. The J.A.R. swing bridge. The Newport rail bridge. Call it what you will, because soon it will be gone. The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a bid contract for removal of the bridge that spans the Mississippi River...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Pawlenty reappoints Pederson to administrators board
Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Tuesday the reappointment of Dr. Jane Pederson of Woodbury to the Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators. Pawlenty also reappointed Kyle Nordine of Northfield to the board. Both will serve four-year terms that expire Jan. 7, 2013. Pederson...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Board renews contract with state for Sentence-to-Service program
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 Jan. 20 to renew a joint powers agreement with the state to continue its Sentence-to-Service program. Now in its 20th year, the program provides low-risk offenders the opportunity to work off their sentences via organized community...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
County to Legislature: Preserve aid for safety net services
Demand for Washington County's "safety net" services for residents is increasing. State aid to counties for those services is projected to decrease in 2009. That's not a good combination, community services director Dan Papin told county commissioners at their Tuesday, Jan. 6 board...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Washington County looking for volunteers
Washington County is looking for citizens to fill a number of openings available on various volunteer advisory committees, boards, and commissions. Citizens must be a resident of a district to apply for a specific district committee, but may apply for an "at large" committee if...
January 6, 2009 - 11:45am
January 5, 2009
State Canvassing Board did its job, member says
The state Canvassing Board has carefully handled its duties in the U.S. Senate recount, a board member and Minnesota's top judge said. Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Magnuson, who sits on the board responsible for declaring an election winner, said regardless of the outcome, citizens...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Board game fun after school
An "After School Fun" event for children ages 6 - 10 will be held Friday, Jan. 23, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Valley Crossing Community School, 9900 Park Crossing, Woodbury. The cost is $7. The city of Woodbury Parks and Recreation department will host "Board Game Battle" featuring games...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Board set to examine Senate ballots
ST. PAUL - The state Canvassing Board begins what is expected to be a four-day meeting today, with the goal of determining who won Minnesota's...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
County libraries changing hours, some cutting back
When the economy is sluggish, the pace at the library picks up. That's the word from Washington County library officials, who said over the...
December 3, 2008 - 2:00pm
November 26, 2008
PUBLIC NOTICE RAMSEY-WASHINGTON METRO WATERSHED DISTRICT
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces they will be accepting applications for the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District Board of Managers. Applicants must reside in the Watershed District.
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 4, 2008
Weik wins District 5 county race
Lisa Weik of Woodbury has defeated Cheryl Hurst, 55 percent to 45 percent, in the election for the Washington County District 5 seat. According...
November 4, 2008 - 10:00pm
October 29, 2008
Letter: Augé for District 622 School Board
I am writing to support District 622 School Board incumbent Theresa Augé. Theresa has always been an advocate for kids. Whether she's organizing the volunteers for a high school event, mentoring students or teaching at Century College, the kids are always the focus. She has been...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: In favor of Augé
I'm writing to support Theresa Augé for District 622 School Board. Ms. Augé has been a great mentor, teacher and friend. I met her in middle school. She served as a volunteer at church. She was my Confirmation teacher, later a guest lecturing at North High, and chaperone at many...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am